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Litigation - General Attorney / Workers Compensation Attorney in Oakland, CA

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Company name

Farmers Insurance Group.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial
Workers Compensation

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Oakland, CA

Posted on

Sep 19,2017

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Senior Trial Attorney - Workers' Compensation The candidate handles matters of great complexity and/or exposure. Assists in cases of all complexities and/or exposures. Assists Managing Attorney or Supervising Attorney in the performance of delegated managerial and administrative duties. Provides job related guidance, supervision and training to other Attorneys. Performs managerial and administrative tasks, and special assignments, as requested by supervisor. Keeps supervisor informed of the work being done for clients and of any and all problems encountered. Consults with and renders opinions to members of the Claims department regarding insurance policy questions and questions concerning the legal aspects of the handling of personal injury claims. Supervises cases as assigned and handles cases with unique legal or procedural issues and/or involving severe to catastrophic injuries and/or damages including preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery, and briefs, attendance at hearings, conferences, interviews and trials or arbitrations, and performance of any other tasks or duties necessary for the proper representation of clients. Functionally supervises attorneys who have been requested to assist the Senior Trial Attorney in the handling of particular cases. Maintains and updates computerized litigation support systems for assigned caseloads. Performs other functions as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a four-year college degree, law school degree, and member in good standing of the CA State Bar. Must have 3+ years of experience as an attorney including civil jury trial experience or equivalent dispositive ADR experience or comparable outside experience. Should be capable of handling cases of moderate to great exposure and/or complexity with minimum supervision.

Additional info

Ref. #: 17000765

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Farmers Insurance Group.
220 4th St Ste 200
Oakland, CA CA 94607